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Gamboa Rainforest Resort

Goethals Blvd. | Soberania National Park, Gamboa 7338, Panama
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had a nice stay at this resort. The pool was big, and so were the rooms. It was a cool escape to the rainforest. Its a great place for nature lovers, and bird watchers, such as myself. If you want to see Panama City, I don't reccomend this place as it is to far away. There were a few... More 

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

We appreciate that you are taking the time to letting know your opinion is very important for us. One of the major purposes of online reviews is to highlight areas for improvement and your feedback provides our hotel with valuable information and for sure your comments will help us to improve for the future. Hope you give us the opportunity... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nothing like an overpriced resort where they charge you for food and is not all-inclusive. The "natives" you see on the tours are NOT REAL. They are not even wearing ethnic clothing. If you go, make sure you negotiate some type of meal plan because food is extremely expensive.

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Ermelo, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The resort is very nice and the tour on the Gatun Lake too. But,this message I send to the Front Office Manager and the Salesdesk of the Gamboa Resort.. Without an answer in the last 3 weeks: Dear Front Office Manager, Last week we were in your resort at Gamboa. At your souvenir-shop we bought 3 (comprimised) T-shirts as a... More 

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Dear Thank you for your comments I will share your feedback with my colleagues and follow up on your comments to make the necessary corrections so these situations are not going to happen once again. We contact with you for resolve this situation Regards More 

towcester
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly let me say that we were somewhat unusual in that we spent 2 weeks here. Most people seem to spend a couple of days or so as part of a tour. We chose this specifically because of it's location as we are wildlife/nature lovers. In this respect we were not disappointed. On our own walks around the grounds and... More 

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Dear We appreciate that you are taking the time to letting know your opinion is very important for us. Thank you so much for your very positive review! About your excellent stay. We are glad you enjoyed this visit. More 

Marina del Rey, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a single destination resort. Located about 50 minutes from Panama City, you can either drive (have GPS if you take this option as finding your way can be tricky), or arrange for the Resort shuttle to pick you up. The resort is in a relatively remote area. There isn't much around except the beauty of the area and... More 

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Dear It our pleasure to know that you really enjoyed your time at this Gamboa Rainforest Resort and all your mention about the rooms , the views were great and tours. We appreciate your recommendations for new guests to this resort. We hope to see you back and have the opportunity to serve you once again. More 

Ohio USA
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Resort is an all inclusive. Room had a very nice view of the gardens and hammock on the balcony. Room was clean and good size. Beds a little hard. Grounds are well maintained and very pretty. Resort includes a night safari and a tropical walk in the jungle. Guides on both were excellent. Be sure to bring bug repellent. There... More 

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Dear Thank you for your wonderful review and recommendation! At Gamboa Rainforest Resort we strive to provide all our guests with the ultimate in guest satisfaction . We hope to see you again very soon! More 

Chicago Heights, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here two nights which i think was a bit too much, maybe one day would have been fine. Their excursion are a little over priced, but the area is beautiful so worth the trip. On our second night we didn't have AC we slept in 78d / 25d all night and none of us got any sleep. We... More 

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Busby. Scotland
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63 reviews 63 reviews
20 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having travelled extensively round the world, I've got to admit this hotel, considering it's remoteness, is a very enjoyable place to stay. It's got the right ambience for a rainforest hotel with large open areas, beautiful grounds and a large swimming pool with loads of seating around it. We travelled the length of the canal first from Panama City to... More 

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Dear Thank you for your wonderful review, It our pleasure to know that you really enjoyed your time at Gamboa Rainforest Resort. We hope to see you again very soon! Regards More 

Curacao
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Relaxing resort, junior suites perfect for families. Each suite has its private hammock on the balcony, looking over the river / panama canal and rainforest. Good service of employees and management. Our daughter had a biking accident (met a giant hamster..) , but we received very good assistance and service from the resort. (onsite para-medical for first aid, and lateron... More 

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

On behalf of all the Gamboa Resort Staff, I´d like to thank you for your positives comments. It is nice to hear that you had a great experience in our tours, pools and good service. Nothing makes us happier than knowing our guests are enjoyed and had a blast and that we have met your expectations. We hope to welcome... More 

Vancouver Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
9 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here 6 nights. The lobby is great, the rooms are large but relativity no frills. You can get a good rate for this hotel, and for what I paid for it, it was definitely worth it. Restaurants are expensive, but very tasty, you can opt for the a-la-cart option which has sandwiches and burgers and you're looking at around... More 

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments It is regrettable that your stay with us did not meet your expectations. It is nice to hear that you had a great experience in our lovely pools and tours. Sorry to hear about the inconveniences with the service in restaurant and housekeeping. One of the major purposes of online reviews is to highlight areas... More 

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